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27 Popular Dishes From Around the World

27 Popular Dishes From Around the World

2022-02-22
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As a true foodie and food lover, I was always curious about popular national food from all around the world, about the world's best foods. In every trip I have been, I have always tasted the local specials dishes, I have always looked for what the locals eat and what they recommend. Here, I gathered for 27 popular dishes from around the world so you could try these recipes without even leaving your home.
DIFFICULTY
Medium
YIELDS
6
PREP TIME
1 Hour
WORK TIME
30 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
World

Shepherd's Pie - United Kingdom

 

Shepherd's Pie - the perfect comfort food ever! layer of ground lamb with vegetables cover with mashed potato layer. This dish is so rich and comforting! Perfect dish for cold winter days. Full Recipe here: Shepherd's Pie

Chili Con Carne – Mexico 

 

Chili con carne (chili with meat) – one of the most known Mexican dishes around the world. This classic Mexican chili con carne is a great meal for family dinner or even for hosting friend and parties. This chili dish includes ground beef, peppers, tomatoes and red kidney beans. Full Recipe here: Chili Con Carne

Bobotie – South Africa 

 

Bobotie – south African dish that is made with sweet curried ground beef, topped with creamy milk and eggs custard. Amazing mix of flavors. This dish is comforting, easy to make and loved by everyone. Perfect casserole dish for family weekends, for holidays or any occasion. If you have never tried this south African meat pie, you should give it a try. Full Recipe here: Bobotie

Chicken Biryani - India

 

Chicken biryani is one of the most popular Indian dishes and there is a reason for that. Authentic Indian chicken biryani is amazing dish that combines so many flavours in one plate; caramelized onions, marinated chicken, fluffy spiced rice and more. Chicken biryani is a classic one pot meal that is perfect for family dinner, for holidays or for any occasion. Full Recipe here: Chicken Biryani

Lasagna – Italy

 

This vegetable lasagna is rich, cheesy and loaded with vegetables (zucchini, carrots, mushrooms and spinach). This recipe is pretty simple and the only thing you need is some patience. Layers of tender vegetables, rich tomato sauce, lasagna noodles and delicious white sauce (béchamel). Whether you are a vegetarian or just want to diversify with your meals, you are going to love this vegetarian lasagna. Perfect meal for weekends, for holidays or even for meatless Monday. Full Recipe here: Lasagna

Chicken Curry – India

 

Quick and easy chicken curry recipe. This is not traditional chicken curry recipe but the easiest way and it so delicious! Follow this recipe to learn how to make creamy chicken curry. Full Recipe here: Chicken Curry

Macaroni and Cheese – United States

 

Learn how to make the best homemade mac and cheese. This recipe is super creamy ,super cheesy, rich and so delicious! A real comfort food as real macaroni and cheese should be! Full Recipe here: Macaroni and Cheese

Falafel – Israel

 

Homemade falafel recipe- If you ever tried falafel you must have loved it. With this easy recipe you can try to make it by yourself. The result is super crispy and delicious falafel balls. Ans of course it is a vegan recipe. Full Recipe here: Falafel

Beef Stroganoff – Russia

 

Beef stroganoff (also known as beef Stroganov) is a famous Russian dish of sauted onions and mushrooms with good portion of beef cuts, cooked in a rich beef broth and has a nice touch of sour cream. One of the best comfort food you can try. Full Recipe here: Beef Stroganoff

Beef Empanadas – Argentina

 

Learn how to make the best beef empanadas from scratch. Rich, tender and flaky crust filled with rich ground beef and veggie filling – the best savory pastry you can make! These empnadas are known as argentine empanadas as they are very popular in Argentina. This recipe includes the pastry recipe, the filling recipe and how to shape empanada. Full Recipe here: Beef Empanadas

Moussaka – Greece

 

Learn How to make Traditional Greek Moussaka. This dish is so rich and full of flavor. Layers of potatoes, eggplants, meat and béchamel sauce. Great dish for holidays and parties. Not recommended on a diet. Full Recipe here: Moussaka

French Fries – Belgium

 

Despite the name, the French fries are not really French, they are originally from Belgium! And who doesn’t love fries? With this easy recipe you can make the best crispy fries ever! These French fries are golden and crispy from the outside and tender from the inside. This recipe is much easier than you may think. Full Recipe here: French Fries

Fried Chicken – United States

 

Learn how to make the best fried chicken! This easy homemade recipe makes super crispy fried chicken on the outside and moist, juicy and flavorful on the inside. This classic buttermilk fried chicken is a very popular dish in many places around the world, and for good reason. This recipe can be prepared with drumsticks, thighs or any other part. Full Recipe here: Fried Chicken

Tourtiere – Canada

 

Tourtiere is a traditional French-Canadian pie that usually served on the holiday season. This meat pie can be made with ground beef, ground pork, ground veal or a combination of them. The meat mixture is cooked with onions, potatoes and spice mix and has a super delicious pie crust that melts in your mouth. Full Recipe here: Tourtiere

Fresh Spring Rolls – Vietnam

 

Learn how to make fresh spring rolls – fresh vegetables and shrimp wrapped in rice paper, with delicious peanut butter sauce. This recipe for Vietnamese spring rolls (also known as summer rolls) is easy, clean and healthy. Full Recipe here: Fresh Spring Rolls

Onion Soup – France

 

This authentic French onion soup will keep you warm in cold winter days. This recipe is rich, flavorful and comforting. Rich-sweet caramelized onions, beef stock, toasted baguette and melted cheese! What can be better than that? Full Recipe here: Onion Soup

Khachapuri – Georgia

 

Khachapuri (хачапури) is a traditional Georgian dish of cheese-filled bread. It is look like bread boat with a lot of cheese and egg in the middle. There is many kinds of Khachapuri in Georgia but the Adjarian/Acharuli is defiantly the most unique. If you not familiar with this delicious dish now it's the time to try. Full Recipe here: Khachapuri

Meat Pies – Nigeria

 

The Nigerian meat pies are delicious pastries filled with minced meat, potato and carrots. The pastry is slightly flaky and very rich in flavor, the filling is moist and very flavorful. These meat pies are popular in west Africa and Nigeria. If you haven’t tasted the Nigerian meat pie you must try this recipe ASAP, they are the ultimate comfort food! Full Recipe here: Meat Pies

Tortilla de Patatas – Spain

 

Tortilla de Patatas – also known as Spanish omelette (tortilla Española) or tortilla de papas. This omelette is not like any other omelette that you now, this potato omelet is rich, delicious and comforting. Perfect for weekend breakfast. Full Recipe here: Tortilla de Patatas

Gravlax – Sweden and Norway

 

Cured Salmon also known as gravlax or Gravad lax is a Nordic dish consisting of raw salmon, cured in salt, sugar. In the past this was a way to preserve food, but nowadays in considered high quality food that usually served in parties and Holiday as an appetizer. This recipe shows you how to make easy and delicious cured salmon, in addition I'll show you how to make one of favorite sandwiches - salmon lax bagel. Great salmon bagel recipe that you will want to share with your friends and family. Full Recipe here: Gravlax

Hummus – Middle East

 

Learn how to make the best authentic hummus. Hummus is very popular dish in the middle eastern courtiers like Lebanon, Egypt, Israel, Syria, Jordan and more. This recipe amkes creamy, rich, vegan and most important , delicious homemade hummus. Full Recipe here: Hummus

Shakshuka – North Africa

 

Shakshuka - eggs poached in tomato sauce. Very popular breakfast in the middle eastern and Mediterranean countries. Really easy to prepare and so delicious! Good not only for breakfast but for brunch or dinner as well. This is the basic recipe for shaksuka but you always can add more ingredients, such as sausage, ham, bacon, cheese, tuna and more. Full Recipe here: Shakshuka

Stuffed Grape Leaves (Dolma) – Turkey and Balkan Countries

 

Stuffed grape leaves dishes are very popular all over the middle eastern and Mediterranean countries. In some countries this dish called Dolma/Dolmathakia in some countries it's called Warak Enab or sarma. There are many kinds of stuffings. In this recipe we going to make meat and rice stuffed grape leaves. Very rich and delicious dish that you can make on holidays and weekends for your friends and family. Full Recipe here: Stuffed Grape Leaves

Pad Kra Pao – Thailand

 

This pad kra pao recipe (Thai basil chicken) is one of the most popular thai dishes all around the world. This Thai street food recipe is made of chilies, garlic, chicken (also can be bade with pork pr beef) and basil, A LOT OF BASIL! The dish is pretty easy to make and it takes only 15 minutes to make it. This dish also named by mistake as pad kapow, pad kapao, Phat kaphrao, but it doesn’t really matter, as long you stick to the real and classic recipe. Full Recipe here: Pad Kra Pao

Pulled Beef Bao Buns – Korea

 

These pulled beef bao buns are one of my favorite Asian dishes in all times! The steamed buns are so soft, light and pillowy. Filled with delicious and rich slow cooked pulled beef. This dish may seem like a complicated, but if you follow all steps you will learn how to make the best bao buns with the best meat filling. Full Recipe here: Pulled Beef Bao Buns

Baba Ganoush – Lebanon

 

Learn how to make the best homemade baba ganoush recipe. This recipe is very easy to make, vegan, perfect as a dip or as a side dish. If you are not familiar with baba ganoush, it's a middle eastern dip made of roasted or grilled eggplants, blended with tahini, olive oil and garlic. The result is creamy, rich and smoky side dish. Full Recipe here: Baba Ganoush

Pão De Queijo - Brazil

 

This traditional Brazilian cheese bread (Pão De Queijo) is one of the easiest bread recipes I’ve ever made. If you are not familiar with this recipes, this bread is soft, fluffy and loaded with cheese. And it’s not only easy recipe but also gluten free (there is no wheat flour in this recipe). Full Recipe here: Pão De Queijo

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